A 55-year-old female asked:
i would like to know what is the proper dosage for taking ivermectin in plain mg. and lbs. not kg.for nor. scabies and does it kill eggs?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kevin Gardner answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Ivermectin: Dose is 0.2mg/kg. Average weight of an adult is 70 kg, which is 14mg. There are 2.2 lb per kg. Scabies don't usually leave eggs, so the Ivermectin will kill the bugs.
Answered on Aug 29, 2017
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